A Certain Ratio - Sextet - Orange Vinyl

A Certain Ratio - Sextet - Orange Vinyl


Catalogue Number: STUMM408
Release Date: 27 July 2018

Orange vinyl remastered at 45rpm for optimum sound quality

A CERTAIN RATIO have announced the final phase in their studio album reissue series. Sextet (1982) will be released on orange vinyl in textured sleeve replicating the original Factory release.

A Certain Ratio embraced the ethic and culture of the late seventies post-punk explosion, but sounded like nothing else around them and refused to fit in. Formed in 1978, the band had various members throughout their career, and a core line-up of Jez Kerr, Martin Moscrop and Donald Johnson.

Hailed universally as pioneers of what became known as “punk funk” thanks to the success of ‘Shack Up’ on both sides of the Atlantic, their sound is not easily pigeon holed and their influence can never be understated. The band introduced the avant-garde elements of funk, jazz, electronics, tape loops and technology to the pop song, wrapping it in a post punk aesthetic, adding great clothes and the coolest haircuts.

They have gone on to influence generations of musicians - from LCD Soundsystem, Happy Mondays, Franz Ferdinand, ESG, Factory Floor and Andrew Weatherall.

  1. Lucinda 
  2. Crystal 
  3. Gum 
  4. Knife Slits Water 
  5. Skipscada 
  6. Day One 
  7. Rub Down 
  8. Rialto 
  9. Below the Canal

Includes a digital copy. All download codes are contained within the vinyl package, generally on a sticker attached to the inner sleeve.